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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Every hurricane season, we all witness the catastrophic affects that hurricanes can cause. Many people mistakenly believe that hurricanes are just a threat to coastal communities, but the truth is that high winds, heavy rainfall, flooding, and even tornadoes can have devastating impacts many miles inland. This is why everyone should take action now to […]

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During a Hurricane

During a hurricane, it can be normal to feel frightened. Being prepared and keeping yourself occupied can help give you the confidence that your family and home will be safe. Here are some tips to get you through the storm: When the hurricane is six hours away from landfall, and you are not in an […]

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2018 Hurricane Predictions

2018’s hurricane season is expected to be an above-average season similar to 2017.  In 2017 we saw 17 named storms, with three major hurricanes landing in the United States. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) predict a 70 percent chance of 10 to 16 named storms with winds of 39 mph or higher. Of […]

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What to do After the Hurricane

The hurricane is over. You are filled with both relief and fear. What happens next? Here is a checklist of what you should do following a hurricane. If you have cell phone service and/or power, check in with family members and friends. Texting and social media are great options and won’t use as much battery […]

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Crucial Details You Should Know about Window Trim

Window trim is a necessary part of the window system because it improves the insulation and energy efficiency of your property. It is also part of what makes the window look presentable by giving it that finished look. The window trim consists of several components, namely the head casing, apron, side jambs, and sill; all […]

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The 2018 Update on Vinyl Siding Safety

Vinyl exterior cladding for homes and buildings is the most common choice among American and Canadian property owners. Vinyl has a notorious reputation for being dangerous to human health, which naturally leads to the question if vinyl sidings are risky to use or not. Vinyl sidings are plastic casings used to weatherproof a building and […]

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Awning Windows: The Perfect Choice for Wide-Open Ventilation

Awning windows are casement windows with hinges located at the top of the system. Casement windows are defined as windows hinged from one side and able to open outwards and angled to allow the wind or breeze to come in while keeping rain out. The single awning windows can open inward or outwards, but the […]

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Expand Interior Space with Bay Windows

The bay window is one of the add-ons to a house that can truly transform a room both from the inside and out. From the inexperienced eye, it’s easy to see why the bay window is often called the bay window – because they look very much like the bow window and provide similar benefits. […]

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Do’s and Don’ts about Garden Windows

Garden windows allow you to bring in sunshine, potted flowers, and herbs all year round, which is probably the reason they were thought of in the first place. Unlike bay windows, garden windows give you that feeling of more space and light through a box-like window with a 90 degree angle and a “window roof.” […]

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Why You Should Have a Storm Door

The storm door is an extra layer of security that is installed in front of your front door. It mainly protects the inner main door from bad weather, flying debris, insects, and make it harder for unwanted individuals to access the inner sanctum of your private and personal space. Unfortunately, unless you have been in […]

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